COVID-19: Keeping Things Moving

Madrid launches free bus services to transport health professionals to new temporary hospital

The city of Madrid has introduced a new free bus service connecting the city center with a new temporary hospital. The special service will provide free transport for health professionals and volunteers to the hospital set in a fair facility and will stay active throughout the state of emergency in the country. 

Furthermore, consistent to recommendations from the authorities, Madrid’s public transport authority EMT has implemented a range of measures in public transport, including a reduction of the maximum seating capacity, protective screens for bus drivers, and special cleaning and disinfecting measures paying special attention to contact areas. You can read the full list of measures taken by EMT here

Read the full press release (in Spanish) here.

You can view a report from EMT on the response to COVID-19 here (English).

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